Two more E. coli cases being linked to another Seattle restaurant

September 15, 2016

Seattle public health officials are investigating two more E. coli cases, but these new cases do not appear linked to The Matador restaurant.

One King County resident and another person were apparently sickened with E. coli O157:H7 after eating at Memo’s Mexican Food Restaurant in the city’s University District on Aug. 18 and Aug. 24, respectively. They have since recovered.

After learning about the two illnesses on Aug. 31, Public Health — Seattle & King County inspected Memo’s. However, the identified violations were corrected, so the officials allowed the restaurant to continue operating.

“Our Environmental Health team performed a field investigation of the